Disease

COVID-19

The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases:

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Ebola – DR Congo

Since our last report on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Équateur Province in western Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Sept. 6, an additional nine total EVD cases have been reported. This brings the outbreak total to 121 (115 confirmed and 6 probable cases). 53 people have recovered and 48 total deaths (including 42 confirmed and 6 probable) have been reported.

Disease

COVID-19

The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases:

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Ebola – DR Congo

As of 1 September 2020, 110 cases (104 confirmed and six probable) including 47 deaths (case fatality ratio 43%) have been reported from 36 health areas in 11 health zones.

Disease

COVID-19

The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases:

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Ebola – DR Congo

The World Health Organization (WHO) African regional office reported two additional Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases Saturday in in Équateur Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, bringing the the total to 109 cases (103 confirmed and six probable) including 47 deaths (case fatality ratio 43.1%).

Chikungunya – Chad

UN health officials are reporting a chikungunya outbreak in Chad, in north-central Africa. Between August 14 and 26, 6,163 cases.

Salmonella – Ukraine

Ukraine health officials reported recently that during the first eight months of 2020, the country has seen 16 salmonella outbreaks. In total, 2402 salmonella cases have been reported.

Disease

COVID-19

The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases:

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Ebola – DR Congo

The World Health Organization (WHO) Africa Region reported two additional Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Équateur Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). This brings the outbreak total to 104 (100 confirmed and four probable). The death toll remains at 44.

Disease

COVID-19

The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases:

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Diphtheria – Myanmar

Officials in Myanmar are reporting a diphtheria outbreak in eastern Shan State. Since the end of July, 36 cases of diphtheria have been treated at Kengtung People’s Hospital and five have died.

Ebola – DR Congo

The number of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases increased by seven, bringing the total to 96 cases reported (including 92 confirmed and 4 probable) in Equateur province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

Disease

COVID-19

The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases:

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Ebola – DR Congo

The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported one additional Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) case and an additional death, bringing the outbreak total in Équateur Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to 89 total cases (85 confirmed, 4 probable) and 37 deaths.

Dengue fever and West Nile virus – Florida, USA

In an update on the dengue fever situation in the Florida Keys, the Florida Department of Health in Monroe County reported three additional cases that were identified through retrospective case finding efforts. State health officials now report 46 locally acquired dengue fever cases.

Statewide, there are now a total of 35 West Nile Virus infections in 2020.

Disease

COVID-19

The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases:

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Ebola – DR Congo

Three additional Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases were reported in Equateur province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), bringing the outbreak total to 77 total cases (73 confirmed, 4 probable). An additional death was recorded, bringing the total to 33.

Disease

COVID-19

The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases:

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Ebola – DR Congo

The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Équateur Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to rise, with increasing new confirmed cases along with geographical spread to new health areas. Through August 4, there has been a total of 74 cases (70 confirmed and four probable) including 32 deaths.

Plague – DR Congo

Since the beginning of 2020 to date, Ituri Province, in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has reported a total of 75 cases and 17 deaths.

Disease

COVID-19

The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases:

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Ebola – DR Congo

In the latest update on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Equateur Province, western Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), three more cases, along with two more deaths, have been confirmed, according to a organization tweet. This puts the total cases at 65 (61 confirmed, 4 probable), 29 deceased and 21 recovered.

Disease

COVID-19

The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases:

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Ebola – DR Congo

In a follow-up on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Equateur province in western Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN health officials report three more confirmed Ebola infections, bringing the total to 60–(56 confirmed, 4 probable) 24 deceased, 17 recovered.

Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease – Vietnam

The Vietnam Ministry of Health reported recently that since the beginning of the year, the country has recorded 10,745 cases of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) in 63 provinces and cities, including 6,662 cases of hospitalization and no deaths.

Disease

COVID-19

The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases:

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Ebola – DR Congo

The World Health Organization (WHO) African Region tweeted Friday: The latest Situation Report from the 11th Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in Mbandaka, Équateur Province DRC (reported 16 July 2020)–To date there has been 57 cases (53 confirmed, 4 probable), 22 deceased and 16 people have recovered.

Disease

COVID-19

The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases:

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Ebola – DR Congo

At least 49 new infections of the Ebola virus have been recorded as a part of an outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced Tuesday, with 20 fatalities.

Disease

COVID-19

The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases:

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Ebola – DR Congo

Since our last report on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Equateur province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Friday, the number of total cases has risen from 34 to 41.

West Nile Virus – Florida, USA

Four additional human cases of West Nile virus infection of local transmission have been confirmed in Miami-Dade residents. There has been a total of eighteen West Nile virus infections in 2020.

Disease

COVID-19

The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases:

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Ebola – DR Congo

The Ministère de la Santé in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) reported two additional Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases Monday, bringing the outbreak total in Mbandaka, Équateur Province to 30-(27 confirmed & 3 probable), with 13 associated deaths.

Dengue Fever – Costa Rica

Through the first week of June, Costa Rica health officials have recorded 3,729 total dengue fever cases. This compares with 1,564 cases during the same period in 2019.

Disease

COVID-19

The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases:

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Malaria – Yemen

Yemeni medical officials reported 250,000 malaria cases during the past six months, This is the latest infectious disease outbreak facing the war torn country with a crumbling health infrastructure.

Ebola – DR Congo

Four more cases have been reported from the Equator Province. Total cases in the latest outbreak are 28 cases (25 confirmed & 3 probable), with 13 associated deaths & 2 recoveries.

New swine flu found in China has pandemic potential

Researchers in China have discovered a new type of swine flu that is capable of triggering a pandemic, according to a study published on Monday in the US science journal PNAS. Named G4, it is genetically descended from the H1N1 strain that caused a pandemic in 2009. It possesses “all the essential hallmarks of being highly adapted to infect humans,” say the authors.